News - February 2014 - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Monday, February 3, 2014
»Amy Donaldson, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, was appointed by Gov. Kitzhaber to the newly created Behavior Analysis Regulatory Board for the state of Oregon.
»Pelin Basci, World Languages and Literatures faculty, participated in the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages-American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages workshop, held to annotate the proficiency guidelines for Turkish language
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, and Katya Amato and Susan Kirtley, English faculty, served as panelists at the Wizard World Portland Comic Con convention on the topic “Getting Respect: Comics Go to College,” Jan. 23-25.
»Subhash Kochar, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, co-authored “On the Skewness of Order Statistics with Applications” published in the Annals of Operations Research, Vol. 212, 2014.
»Angela Strecker, Environmental Science and Management faculty, authored an article, “Fish Species Introductions Provide Novel Insights into the Patterns and Drivers of Phylogenetic Structure in Freshwaters,” published in the journal Proceedings of the Roy
Monday, February 10, 2014
»Mau Nam Nguyen, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, presented "On Lipschitz Properties of Nonsmooth Functions and Set-Valued Mappings via Generalized Differentiation and Applications" at the American Mathematical Society’s Joint Mathematical Meetings in B
»Tracy J. Prince, Portland Center for Public Humanities, gave talks on “The History of Goose Hollow” at the Multnomah Athletic Club, Jan. 28, and on “Chinese Vegetable Gardens of Old Portland” at Friendly House, Jan. 29.
»Student Joshua Caplan and Alan Yeakley, Environmental Science and Management faculty, co-authored “Functional Morphology Underlies Performance Differences Among Invasive and Non-Invasive Ruderal Rubus Species,” published in the journal Oecologia, 2013.
»Elisa Saturno Paasche, World Languages and Literature faculty, is collaborating with the online magazine Osho News as a translator, translating the article “Singing Is Your Birthright,” published Jan. 30.
»Lee Shaker, Communication faculty, authored an article, “Dead Newspapers and Citizens’ Civic Engagement,” published in the journal Political Communication, Jan. 30.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
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Monday, February 17, 2014
»Tucker Childs, Applied Linguistics faculty, authored "Sound Symbolism," published in The Oxford Handbook of The Word, 2014.
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Sunday, February 23, 2014
»On exhibit at the PSU library - Beyond Convention: Women of the Portland Japanese American Citizens League
Monday, February 24, 2014
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, was the subject of an article, "Academia and Pop Culture Intersect at Comic Con," published in The Chronicle Magazine, winter 2014, a publication of Lewis & Clark College.
»Pelin Basci, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a talk titled "Istanbul: the Imagined City" for a panel on Envisioning Urban Istanbul, held at the University of Oregon in Portland, Feb. 12.
»Dave Ervin, Economics and Institute for Sustainable Solutions faculty, spoke on "Agriculture: Growing and Managing Food: Perspectives for Today and the Future" at an Oregon League of Women Voters meeting in Portland, Feb. 12.
»Virginia Butler, Anthropology faculty, co-authored a paper, "Archaeological Data Provide Alternative Hypotheses on Pacific Herring (Clupea Pallasii) Distribution, Abundance, and Variability," published in the current issue of the journal Proceedings of th
»Alan Yeakley, Environmental Science and Management faculty, co-authored with a former doctoral advisee Adelaide Johnson an article titled “Wood Microsites at Timberline-Alpine Meadow Borders: Implications for Conifer Seedling Regeneration and Alpine Meado
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Wednesday, February 26, 2014